Job Overview

Summary

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This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens.

In this position you would serve as a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Leader at a National Wildlife Refuge or Wetland Management District, providing guidance and direction on natural resources and conservation projects in the outdoors for a group of 4 or less YCC enrollees who range in age from 15 to 18 and are interested in natural resources/conservation.

Positions will be filled at the following locations:

  • Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge - Odessa, MN
  • Morris Wetland Management District - Morris, MN
  • Mingo National Wildlife Refuge - Puxico, MO
  • Seney National Wildlife Refuge - Seney, MI
  • Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge - McGregor District - McGregor, IA
  • Windom Wetland Management District - Windom, MN
  • Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge - Winona District - Winona, MN
  • Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge - Bloomington, MN

Applicants will identify which duty locations they wish to be considered for when completing the on-line questionnaire. These are temporary positions, not to exceed 12 weeks.  The selectees will be working from approximately June 2014 through August 2014.

Duties

  • Provides practical application of wildlife management and control techniques to enrollees studying natural resource conservation.
  • Assists enrollees in field work projects designed to illustrate conservation practices.
  • Maintains records of the enrollees' accomplishments.
  • Schedules and participates in environmental educational activities for the enrollees.
  • Assists in maintaining a safe work environment for the enrollees.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    8 vacancies in the following locations

    • McGregor, IA
    • Seney, MI
    • Bloomington, MN
    • Morris, MN
    • Odessa, MN
    • Windom, MN
    • Winona, MN
    • Puxico, MO